- Rising Imports May Force Gas Price Reform
Pressure to implement a more market-based system will increase by the end of the year when a new pipeline linking central Asian countries to gas terminals in China becomes operational.
- NDRC Considering Benchmark Solar Power Tariff
The government is expected to seek a balance between ensuring that solar power generators are viable, while keeping solar electricity costs competitive with other forms of clean energy.
- CNPC Pumping up Middle East Ambitions
Analysts warn that Chinese oil companies eyeing deals in the oil-rich Middle East must carefully consider security risks as well as regional politics.
- CCB to Cap H2 Loans Amid Concerns of Bad Loans
China Contruction Bank, the world's second-largest bank by market value, will rein in lending amid concerns of asset bubbles and bad loans. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China made a similar decision earlier this month.